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  • Are you a student at Maastricht University and do you want to play an active role in addressing societal challenges such as inequality, poverty, and climate change? Submit your proposal now for your Global Citizenship Education project and win up to €3,000 to make it a reality!

  • Piet Leroy is appointed professor at SHE and will have his inaugural lecture today, on the 8th of March, entitled: Embrace vulnerability. He elaborates on his work in this article. 

  • On 22 February 2024, the Globalisation & Law Network had the privilege of hosting Dr. Virginia Passalacqua, Assistant Professor of EU Law at the University of Turin (Italy).

  • UNU-MERIT’s Maria Tomai works on ECOffee, an EU-funded project to create awareness, networks and trainings around coffee consumption.

  • Last summer, Astrid Boeijen followed Bert Kip up as CEO of Brightlands Chemelot Campus in Geleen. After three years in the same position at the sister campus in Heerlen, she got off to a flying start in her new position. “The campus in Geleen is bigger and more mature. At the end of the day however...

  • ReGEN Biomedical, a Maastricht University spin-off, has entered into a partnership with Demcon. Operating on an international level, this technology company will become a shareholder and will be making strides in regenerative medicine at Brightlands Maastricht Health Campus, together with ReGEN...

  • Picture an audience of some 4,000 people, all staring at a big screen presenting the nominees. The suspense builds. “And the award goes to ... ” The annual iGEM competition in Paris could just as well be called the Oscars of Synthetic Biology. Last November, the UM student team SublimeStone came...

  • Living brains in a laboratory and research on internet freedom –two of the ten nominees for the Klokhuis Science Prize this year are UM scientists. And you can also vote!

  • Tears are made up of more than just water and salt. A single tear contains more than a hundred substances to be analyzed such as biomarkers that can reveal the presence of diseases like Alzheimer’s or Huntington’s. Marlies Gijs, a biochemist at Maastricht UMC+ hospital, is developing a self-test for...